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For elite athletes, a proper speed training program should improve the skills and attributes associated with running—proper mechanics, sprinting technique, top-end speed, acceleration, agility, multidirectional movement and speed endurance—as well as for events such as the 40-Yard Dash. Find the information you need to improve every aspect of your speed, including advice on workouts, exercises and drills from the nation's top coaches and elite athletes.

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Curtis Samuel Shocked Himself With His 4.31 40-Yard Dash

Curtis Samuel is a rare athlete. The versatile Ohio State H-back racked up 865 receiving yards and 771 rushing yards for the Buckeyes last season, ...

By: Brandon Hall

Get Faster With 2 Essential Plyometric Exercises

Speed kills. And the ability to produce force at an incredibly fast rate is the key to athletics. Besides sprinting, plyometrics (specifically jumping),...

By: Matt Grimm

John Ross' Speed Coach Says the Former Washington WR Could've Run a 4.18 40 at the NFL Combine

John Ross is now the fastest man in NFL Combine history. Despite a torn labrum, leg cramps and two surgically repaired knees, the wide receiver...

By: Brandon Hall

How Washington WR John Ross Became the Fastest Man in Football

It took just 4.22 seconds for John Ross to run his way into the record book A wide receiver out of the University of Washington, Ross set a new...

By: Brandon Hall

Learn to Decelerate Faster to Improve Your Agility

In sports, athletes are required to change directions at a moments notice, this often involves deceleration after reacting to a stimulus and then...

By: Erick Avila